- nouna heating system in which air or water is heated at a central furnace and sent through the building via vents or pipes and radiators (Freq. 1)
* * *a system for heating a building from one source which then sends the hot water or hot air around the building through pipes
gas-fired central heatingCollocations:Decorating and home improvementextend/enlarge a house/building/room/kitchenbuild (BrE) an extension (to the back/rear of a house)/(NAmE) an addition (on/to sth)/(BrE) a conservatoryknock down/demolish a house/home/building/wallknock out/through the wall separating two roomsfurnish/paint/ (especially BrE) decorate a home/house/apartment/flat/roombe decorated in bright colours/(especially US) colors/in a traditional style/with flowers/with paintingspaint/plaster the walls/ceilinghang/put up/strip off/remove the wallpaperinstall/replace/remove the bathroom fixtures/(BrE) fittingsbuild/put up shelveslay wooden flooring/timber decking/floor tiles/a carpet/a patioput up/hang/take down a picture/painting/poster/curtainDIY/home improvementmake home improvementsadd/install central heating/underfloor heating/insulationfit/install double-glazing/a smoke alarminsulate your house/your home/the walls/the pipes/the tanks/(especially BrE) the loftfix/repair a roof/a leak/a pipe/the plumbing/a leaking (especially BrE) tap/(NAmE usually) faucetblock/clog (up)/unblock/unclog a pipe/sinkmake/drill/fill a holehammer (in)/pull out/remove a nailtighten/untighten/loosen/remove a screwsaw/cut/treat/stain/varnish/paint woodExample Bank:
Gas-fired central heating has been installed.
The central heating was fixed at 90°.
There is a central heating system with a radiator in each room.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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